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Prehospital Trauma Life Support For First Responders Course Manual

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)



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Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
11 May 2020
Prehospital Trauma Life Support for First Responders (PHTLS-FR) from the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) is the perfect course for emergency medical responders (EMR), firefighters, rescue personnel, and law enforcement officers. This course trains first responders to provide the most effective trauma treatment before emergency medical services (EMS) arrive on the scene. The PHTLS-FR course manual is the only approved student resource for the PHTLS-FR course and delivers concise, comprehensive, evidence-based guidelines obtained from the internationally renowned course for EMS practitioners, Prehospital Trauma Life Support .

In the field, seconds count. PHTLS-FR teaches and reinforces the principles of rapidly assessing a trauma patient using an orderly approach, immediately treating life-threatening problems as they are identified, and minimizing any delays in initiating transport to an appropriate destination. Developed by NAEMT in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ASC-COT), PHTLS-FR reflects current, evidence-based knowledge and practice, and promotes critical-thinking as the foundation for providing quality care.

Dynamic Learning Solutions The PHTLS-FR course manual reinforces and clarifies key concepts from the PHTLS-FR course, featuring an engaging, interactive design. The course manual is written so you feel like you are participating in a conversation, versus listening to a lecture.

The course manual includes the following key features:

Chapter Objectives and closing Summaries-Reinforce must-know information in a condensed format for easy understanding. Progressive Case Studies - Monitor a patient from dispatch to assessment to management to transport and determine how you would treat a similar case in the field. Critical-Thinking Questions - Apply the knowledge presented in the lesson and strengthen your patient management skills. Study Questions - Prepare for success on the course's post-test by reinforcing the lesson's main concepts through case-based questions.
By:   National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
Imprint:   Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   9th Revised edition
Weight:   255g
ISBN:   9781284180626
ISBN 10:   128418062X
Pages:   120
Publication Date:   11 May 2020
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Formed in 1975 and more than 32,000 members strong, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) is the nation's only organization solely dedicated to representing the professional interests of all EMS practitioners, including paramedics, emergency medical technicians, emergency medical responders and other professionals working in prehospital emergency medicine. NAEMT members work in all sectors of EMS, including government service agencies, fire departments, hospital-based ambulance services, private companies, industrial and special operations settings, and in the military. NAEMT represents all EMS practitioners in promoting: * Greater understanding and appreciation by government agencies at the local, state and national levels of the role that EMS plays in our nation's health care, public safety, and disaster response systems. * Pay and benefits that reflects their professional training, responsibilities and dedication. * Leadership at the federal level that fosters and supports the delivery of quality EMS nationwide. * Adequate and sustainable funding for EMS in all locations. * Public policy that supports EMS practitioners and the patients they serve.

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